Music – Hymns & Anthem for January 3

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This podcast episode features the hymns and anthem recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the Ascension Choir, featuring the Manton Memorial Organ, for the Church of the Ascension’s worship service on the Second Sunday of Christmas, January 3, 2021, which took place online via Zoom.

      Hymns and Anthem - Christmas II - 2021 - The Church of the Ascension Choir; Dr. Dennis Keene
  1. Hymn #128 – We three kings of Orient are (Three Kings of Orient)
  2. Anthem – There Shall a Star – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
  3. Hymn #118 – Brightest and best of the stars of the morning (Star in the East)
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